Thursday, January 21, 2010

Donna Gerson to Speak on Small Firm Job Searches

On Tuesday, February 2nd at 5pm in the Baker Trial Courtroom (Room 125) Donna Gerson, nationally-known speaker and author of Choosing Small, Choosing Smart, will make a presentation on small firm job searches.
How do you decide if a small to mid-size firm is a good fit for you? How can you target small and mid-sized firms in your job search? How do you build your personal network? How can you set yourself apart in resumes, cover letters and interviews? Come find out the answers to these questions.
Students should RSVP through Symplicity. Alumni can RSVP by sending an email to

Thursday, January 14, 2010

American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education Project Fellows Program

The American Bar Association (ABA) has developed a new program, the ABA Fund for Justice and Education (FJE) Project Fellows program. During these challenging economic times, this new program has been developed to provide new lawyers unable to find employment with meaningful volunteer legal experience by giving them an opportunity to work on FJE public service projects.
For more information about the program as well as the on-line application form, please click here.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Upcoming Networking Opportunities

Whether you are currently in law school, have a job or are looking for a job, networking is important. Here are some interesting upcoming networking opportunities in the New York City area. New York Women's Bar Association, Annual Judicial Reception Thursday, January 21, 2010 from 6:00 to 9:00pm, The Williams Club 24 E. 39th St., NYC Join the NYWBA in honoring Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York, and the Newly Elected, Newly Appointed, and Re-elected Judges of New York County at a Cocktail Reception. For more information and to register, click here. New York City Bar, Career Opportunities in Small Law Firms: A Panel Discussion for Law Students Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:30pm, 42 W. 44th St., NYC Students should RSVP to For more information about this free event, click here. New York County Lawyers' Association, Special Event: So You Want to Clerk? Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 6:00pm, 14 Vesey St., NYC Learn hints and tips for being a clerk. For more information about this free event and to register, click here.